Philip Hammond has dismissed concerns that abolishing stamp duty for first-time buyers will push up house prices.
Heavy rain has caused widespread flooding and travel disruption across north west England and North Wales.
More than 157,000 cars rolled off production lines last month, 3.5% more than the October 2016, while exports have increased by 5%.
Drinking three or four cups a day compared to drinking none was linked to a lower likelihood of developing cardiovascular problems.
Elsewhere it will be largely sunny, though with gusty winds at times, and a few showers likely in places.
The actor said he did not remember the latest allegation, but apologised for “inadvertently” causing discomfort.
The chancellor cut duty on homes sold up to £300,000 in his Wednesday Budget, a boon to young people hoping to get onto the property ladder.
The ARA San Juan disappeared on November 15, en route from Ushuaia to Mar del Plata.
Top management at British Gymnastics face a grass roots rebellion in the wake of recent controversies surrounding the sport.
Philip Hammond's financial commitment to the NHS in this year's Budget falls short of what is needed according to hospital bosses.
As well as preparing his speech the Chancellor had spent some time preparing his gags, one of which included a prop.
An overview of the reaction to key policies in Chancellor Philip Hammond's 'forward thinking Budget'.
Strong winds and a soaking for many tonight
Mild air but windy & wild
House of Cards actor Kevin Spacey is understood to be being investigated by British police over a second alleged sexual assault.
The biggish politics from the Budget is that there will be a £6bn stimulus in the year before Brexit and £10bn in the year after Brexit.
Stamp duty is to be abolished for first-time buyers on properties up to £300,000, Chancellor Philip Hammond has announced in his Budget.
Chancellor Philip Hammond has delivered his Budget which he believes will help build "a Britain fit for the future".
Stamp duty for all first-time buyer purchases up to £300,000 is to be abolished immediately, Philip Hammond has announced in his Budget.
Zimbabwe's incoming leader Emmerson Mnangagwa heralded a "new and unfolding democracy" in front of a huge cheering crowd in Harare.
Ratko Mladic said he will appear his life sentence after being found guilty of war crimes, including genocide, during the Bosnian war.
The Chancellor will conjure up more homes; better roads (complete with driverless cars); improved trains and extra funding for the NHS.
The Chancellor said he will use the Budget to "invest to secure a bright future", in a signal he is ready to usher in the end of austerity.
If the budget is dull that may not be good for May, as this government is in need of a "narrative" - other than the chaos of Brexit talks.
Zimbabwe's recently fired vice president Emmerson Mnangagwa is set to return today to be sworn in as the country's new leader.
More than 10,000 cases "may have been affected" by alleged data manipulation at a Randox Testing Services forensics laboratory.
The biggest hitters in the government have moved a long way towards giving Michel Barnier and Donald Tusk what they say they want.
ITV News spent the day at the Royal Berkshire Hospital in Reading looking at the lengths it is going to prepare for the winter ahead.
The Zimbabwean ruling party will move a motion for impeachment on Tuesday, an official said.
Manson was the mastermind behind the murder of actress Sharon Tate and six others.
A former ally of Robert Mugabe and for years his enforcer, the man known as 'the crocodile' may soon take his boss' job.
The rambling speech came just hours after the country's ruling party voted to sack Mr Mugabe as their leader.
A post-mortem examination 'has not identified any injuries to suggest any other person was involved', Dorset police said.
The President has been removed from his post at the head of the ruling ZANU-PF party in a move that adds to pressure on him to stand down.
The 69-year-old republic veteran told the annual Sinn Fein Ard Fheis it would be his last as leader.
A body has been found in the search for missing teenager Gaia Pope.
The people of Zimbabwe, in their tens of thousands, have never witnessed anything like it.
Thousands of people have gathered in Harare as Zimbabweans prepare to protest against the rule of Robert Mugabe.